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Children Receive Cricket Boost Across Oldham

29 March 2018

Oldham Athletic Community Trust and The Lancashire Cricket Foundation have teamed up to promote the launch of the second year of “All Stars Cricket” in Oldham.

All Stars Cricket is an initiative from the England and Wales Cricket Board aimed at providing children aged five to eight with a great first experience in cricket.

Programme features:

  • For all boys and girls aged five to eight
  • Delivered nationwide at over 2,000 centres, 8 of which are in Oldham
  • Eight one-hour sessions, held over eight weeks
  • Emphasis on fun and being active
  • Focus on developing your child's movement skills
  • Great first introduction to cricket
  • Safe and fully accredited
  • Valuable time with your kids – mums and dads are encouraged to take part too
  • Easy online registration

Every child that registers will receive a backpack full of goodies including a cricket bat, ball, activity book, personalised shirt and cap all sent straight to your door.

Sessions start from May in 2018, so register early to ensure that you book your place for a Summer of Big Moments.

Martin Vose, Oldham Athletic Community Trust Community Manager added: “We’re delighted to be working alongside such an established body in the form of Lancashire Cricket.

“Whilst some might be surprised by the partnership we see it as an ideal opportunity to ensure that more children are active and have further access to high quality sports provision within Oldham.

“In the coming months we will be working in partnership with The Lancashire Cricket Foundation to work on offering further opportunities to children & schools across the borough.”

Bobby Denning, Club and Community Cricket Manager (South) from the Lancashire Cricket Foundation commented “We see this as an ideal opportunity to promote All Stars Cricket via the Oldham Athletic Community Trust’s already established programmes.

“I look forward to considering other opportunities, beneficial to both parties, as the relationship develops. I thank Martin for his enthusiasm to promote All Stars Cricket.

For further details and to find a centre near you, click on the link below.

Austerlands - OL4 3QW

Friarmere - OL3 5TR

Glodwick - OL8 2JE

Greenfield - OL3 7JW

Heyside - OL2 6ND

Saddleworth - OL3 7HY

Uppermill - OL3 6HF

Woodhouses - M35 9NG

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